IRON BALL FROM 12-PDR. CANISTER RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

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Item Code: R22056

Excavated iron canister ball fired from a 12-pounder cannon. Rusty and pitted. Approximately 1.5” in diameter. Small sticker attached “97B” which corresponds to old relic journal. Recovered from woods between Pennsylvania monument and Taneytown Road.

From the Iva Rosensteel-Rider collection.  Mrs. Rider was the sister of Georg Rosensteel, who started the Electric Map museum in Gettysburg. Eventually, it became a part of the Rider collection in Gettysburg, which remained in the family until The Horse Soldier purchased the collection in June 2016.   [jet]

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